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At the Fort Hill Activity Center
Naperville Park District gymnastics located at the Fort Hill Activity Center features AAI gymnastics equipment for boys and girls, including a tumble-track and foam pit. A wide variety of gymnastics programs for kids from 1 year of age through high school will be showcased at this facility. Current program offerings include:

PRESCHOOL CLASSES including parent participation programs and age-appropriate classes for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students, advancing from beginner to intermediate level skills

OFF-SEASON HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS for high school competitors who seek to continue their training, taught by area high school coaches

TUMBLING AND GYMNASTICS PROGRAMS where participants can use gymnast equipment

GYMNASTICS birthday parties

OPEN GYM times for the public

Prerequisites for Level 3 and 4

To move to Level 3 you must be able to perform handstand , cartwheel, round-off, backbend on floor, handstand forward roll, handstand bridge kick-back, with correct form, without a spot.

You must be able to mount the high beam and perform all walks and skills (leap, jump, pivot turn, dismount) with correct form.
You must have a glide swing, pullover on uneven bars, jump and grab high bar from resi, and cast lifting hips off bars, all executed with good form and no spot.

To move to Level 4 you must have all Level 3 skills plus back roll to plank, running power round-off, Backbend kickover, back handspring on smarter spotter, front handspring off wedge.  All skills need to be performed with precision and correct start and finish positions.

You must have a correct mount and round-off dismount , leaps, jumps, walks, and turns done with precision and correct form, on high beam.  You must be able to execute a handstand and cartwheel on the low beam, with correct form.

On bars you must be able to perform all Level 3 skills, including back hipcircle, jump to high bar from low bar, cast 10” above bar, tap swing on high bar, squat on onto low bar, all skills performed without a spot, and executed correctly with good form.

On vault, you are expected to have a hurdle with arm circle to handstand on resi with 8” mat, ending with a pop hollow fall to flat back.
All skills to move from Level 3 to Level 4 should be performed without a spot..

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On Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 Naperville Park District officials heard the good news for which they have been waiting for many months: the District has achieved national accreditation through the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).

The decision was announced at the NRPA national conference in Atlanta following a formal hearing before the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).

Naperville is only the second park district in Illinois to earn this distinction and the 104th nationally accredited agency in the nation; there are more than 10,000 recreation agencies in the United States. The Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies accredits a handful of park agencies each year that have completed a multi-step process involving a self-review by the agency, a site visit, and an evaluation and formal report by the Commission.

“We are extremely proud to bring this honor to Naperville,” said Park District Executive Director Ray McGury. “It’s an affirmation of our high standards and also an encouragement to continue bringing high quality recreation and parks experiences to our community.”

The Park District’s accreditation process began approximately one year ago and included an extensive self-evaluation by staff and a 5-day visit from CAPRA reviewers this past July. Maintaining the accreditation requires annual reports and 5- and 10-year reviews.

Park District staff members noted that the CAPRA process has helped them see the big picture, focus on long term goals and plans, review plans more regularly, organize documents so that they are accessible and useable, and collaborate more effectively with other departments and outside organizations.

Our Mission
We provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community.
Our Vision
To be a national leader in parks and recreation providing and promoting high quality experiences and facilities at a great value to our community.
Core Values
Health and Wellness, Environmental Education, Stewardship and Sustainability, Community Enrichment, Public Safety, Accessibility, Personal Growth and Enrichment.
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